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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
PSA test is ‘hardly more effective than a coin toss’ for detecting prostate cancer
“[T]he [PSA] test is hardly more effective than a coin toss [at detecting prostate cancer],” said Richard J. Ablin, PhD, a research professor of immunobiology and pathology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and the president of the Robert Benjamin Ablin Foundation for Cancer Research, who discovered PSA (prostate-specific antigen) in 1970.
He wrote this in an Op-Ed in The New York Times in 2010 which was titled The Great Prostate Mistake.Read the entire article | Email this article
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